Description

    SEVEN PHOTOGRAPHS OF NATIVE AMERICANS
    c. 1910

    the first, with pencil inscription on the reverse, Estufa -- Ceremonial House -- at Santa (sic) Domingo Pueblo, N. M. and with tag affixed, inscribed, Entrance to kiva or ceremonial chamber at Santo Domingo. Kivas were called estufas (stoves) by the early Spanish; the second, with pencil inscription on the reverse, Old Tolowa Indian Woman -- Delmonte Co. Calif., and with tag affixed, inscribed, Tolowa Indian Wearing Native Basketry Cap, Northwest California; the third, with pencil inscription, Best weavers of the Makah's -- Neah Bay -- Wash., Clam Basket, and with tag affixed, inscribed, Makah Indian Basket Makers, Washington; the fourth, with pencil inscription on the reverse, "Snappy" Witch Doctoress -- Upper Klamath River, Calif., showing style of carrier, and with tag affixed, inscribed, "Snappy", a Yurok Doctoress, With Her Carrying Basket; the fifth, with pencil inscription, Karak Indian Weaver -- Showing variety of Baskets -- Humboldt Co. Calif - Dolly Sanderson = Weaver, Klamath River / Baskets sold to Grace Nicholson; the sixth, with pencil inscription, Eel traps of Basket weavers, Photo on Klamath River, Yurok, and with tag affixed, inscribed, Yurok Eel Traps; and the seventh, with pencil inscription on the reverse, Remnants of the Dwamish (sic) tribe of Wash -- near Seattle, and tag affixed, inscribed, Remnants of the Dwamish (sic) Tribe of Washington, Now Dead

    Provenance:
    Collected by Grace Nicholson, Pasadena, CA

    Dimensions: 8 ΒΌ x 11 inches each



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